Greenland was balmy when the Vikings invaded, a new study based on isotopes in flies has proven, and they left as the glaciers bore down
The mummies, 12 of which are of children, were discovered in nine-meter deep burial chambers
Paravian dinosaur Anchiornis had the wrong sort of protein in the feathers for proper flight, Chinese scientists conclude from molecular study
Pausanius was right: Priestesses of Demeter were, alone among women, allowed to watch the ancient Grecian games, from their temple now found by the racetrack
The wine cellars date back to Egypt's Greco-Roman period, which spans from the fourth century B.C.E. to the seventh century C.E.
Objects from Shivta archaeology site in Israel's Negev, found through a 1938 letter from a customs clerk, are now on display at Haifa’s Hecht Museum
Discovery of advanced tools in Malaga thousands of years before modern humans were thought to be there may not be that odd: Humans in North Africa 300,000 years ago could see Spain from their porch, archaeologist points out
Archaeologists uncovered tombs dating back to the Second Intermediate Period, 1782-1570 B.C.E., as well as 20 burial sites dating back to the Predynastic Period
Prehistoric hominins had a sense of beauty, going by mysterious collection of colorful pebbles found in Qesem cave that had no obvious function
Ten-year conservation job by Getty with Egyptian authorities stabilizes unique 3,350-year-old murals, protecting them from germs and dust of the hordes
The two figurines dating to the ancient Israelite and Hellenistic periods probably don’t represent gods, but rather militarism and love of conquest
Recent finds have stirred fresh excitement and archaeologists are probing higher and deeper than before, as hundreds of caves remain unexcavated
Route 38 will cut through a major 7th century BCE site. Roads company: Plans are being ‘reexamined’
Discovery that suddenly, there were a lot of dead hares eaten by non-humans 11,500 years ago, suggests dog-assisted hunting, archaeologists say
Decades after first ancient Jewish texts were found at Qumran, hundreds of caves around the Dead Sea could yield more. But we have to hurry
Analysis of jaw from 6.5-year-old child in Xujiayao Cave who lived as much as a quarter-million years ago indicates modern-type parental care
Centuries-old statues and sculptures were wrecked by the jihadists when they twice seized control of the old city in central Syria during the country's war, which will enter its ninth year in March
Traces of precious ultramarine pigment identified in dental tartar provide first direct evidence that women also illuminated books magnificently in Medieval Europe
Nebi Zechariah once housed Christians and Muslims living together, and now it's going to house a logistics center. Here’s why Israeli salvage digs almost always end in development
An earthquake that ripped apart Solomon’s Temple was mentioned in the Bible and described in colorful detail by Josephus – and now geologists show what really happened
We don't know who lived by the Jordan River 800,00 years ago but new book suggests they may have had command of language
International law bars an occupying military from displaying antiquities outside the occupied area. Curators: The artifacts have been loaned
Analysis of funerary artifacts in Iron Age burials at Hasanlu, Iran indicates there were three different sets of offerings: for males, females and a 'third gender'
A woman taking a stroll in the cemetery of one of Israel’s oldest cities made the find after noticing something round sticking out of the ground
Ring seems to have been found in ritual bath, either slipped off somebody's finger or was forgotten, archaeologists excavating the City of David suggest
The Persian camp on the Acre plain seems to have been a base camp for King Cambyses' all-out attack on Egypt in the 520s B.C.E.
Does bread predate agriculture? Why did Gauls embalm the heads of their enemies? Did Uri Geller really use ESP to find an ancient factory? Read all about it in Haaretz's top archaeology stories of 2018
Who exactly did ancient Jews really worship, and what did Jesus really look like? Find out in the top Haaretz biblical and Christian archaeology stories of 2018
Unlike the Babylonian Exile, the Jehoiachin Exile of 11 years earlier was largely ignored by Jewish history ■ The exiles established a social, economic, religious and literary infrastructure for Jewish life outside Israel
Decorated with hieroglyphs and statues, the untouched burial place was discovered south of Cairo in 'near perfect condition'